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The Cook's Cafe

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14 Ballygowan Road, Belfast BT5 7LL, Northern Ireland
+44 7758 610829
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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369 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick lunch of panini and tea. Pleasant service, respectable price. Whether barbecue sauce goes with onion, cheese and bacon is another question.

Thank MadDocNI
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked afternoon tea here as I had been given a groupon voucher and I wasnt dissappointed. My daughter and I arrived early and was given a table straight away. The gentleman whom I now know as Damien explained what was being served for the chocolate afternoon tea. After a short wait our coffee and tea arrived followed by a... More 

1 Thank Geraldine Ķ
Belfast, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

So we purchased the voucher on groupon for chocolate afternoon tea. I don't think I've ever felt so mis-sold, so the photo shown had lots of little chocolate treats on a tray, from buns to sorbets and little chocolate mousses. What we got.. we shared 1 sandwich cut into 4, one bun cut into 4 small pieces, HALF a scone... More 

Thank CMShannon91
Holywood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Called into this cafe about a week ago for a quick lunch. I was very disappointed. I ordered the special they had on being a Bagel with bacon, chicken, lettuce and tomato and was told this came with some chips. The young man serving me was very pleasant. Some time later I saw one of the cooks bring my order... More 

Thank 23jojo317
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Booked a groupon voucher for afternoon tea,have been ringing this place last few weeks but no answer or engaged!!arrived there yesterday wi my wee son who was so excited to have this.there was 2 people sitting in the place at the time so we took a seat.lady came over said can I take ur order I advised we have a... More 

1 Thank Sarah W
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

What a delightful surprise this wee place is. We went with a Groupon voucher for their chocolate afternoon tea. What a lovely welcome we got from the owner, and again from the delightful waitress taking our drink order. The food was genuinely exceptional, nothing was too much trouble, we all ended up calling out radio quiz answers, we felt so... More 

2 Thank stephmix
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant! My daughter had her 8th birthday party here on Saturday.. 14 girls decorating cupcakes, making chocolate biscuit lollies and having a lovely dinner tea party. I'm told it was "awesome" and her "best party ever". The 2 members of staff were absolutely lovely with the girls and great fun too. Highly recommend!! Thank you so much! Will definitely... More 

1 Thank Joy C
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Looks like your average local cafe, but the food is way better that the average cafe. Had the festive afternoon tea & did not disappoint. We arrived earlier than expected & staff were quick to clear & reset table for us & get us seated. Really accommodating & brilliant laugh. Food was delicious, the homemade apple cake & mince pies... More 

1 Thank Elaune
Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I would use here quiet regularly and the stew or the bacon baps are good and staff are always friendly. Defo worth a go :)

1 Thank Simon_jennings123
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Wheaten Bread and Earl Grey Tea Plenty of craic in this cafe Handy place to drop in to , if you passing this way The wheaten bread was tasty and sweet And the staff were the best you could meet

1 Thank RhymeReviews

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, British, Irish
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 14 Ballygowan Road, Belfast BT5 7LL, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 7758 610829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?